THE DEVILS IN BAGGY PANTS
Combat record of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, April 1943 – July 1945
This book is a history of your regiment. It is a lasting record of your deeds, your accomplishments, your sacrifices, and your rewards.
“American Parachutists- devils in baggy pants-are less than 100 meters from my outpost line. I can’t sleep at night; they pop up from nowhere and we never know when or how they will strike next. Seems like the black-hearted devils are everywhere.”
— found in the diary of a German Officer who opposed the 504th on the Anzio beachhead.
Originally published 1945
Numerous pictures from Africa, Sicily, Italy, England, Holland, France, Belgium, & Germany